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Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups, 1845-1980: Finding Aid

Published in March 2017

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6922
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: RG 405.10
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Archives
  • Title: Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups
  • Dates: 1845-1980
  • Size: 5 linear inches (1 manuscript box)
  • Creator: United States Naval Academy. Photo lab
  • Language(s) of material: English
  • Abstract: The photographs held within Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups span from 1845 to 1980. The series, consisting primarily of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives, contains group portraits of the Naval Academy's academic departments, as well as images of various awards ceremonies.

History of the Naval Academy Photo Lab

The U. S. Naval Academy Photo Lab supports the moral, mental and physical development of Midshipmen by providing official photographic service for publications, news releases, historic records, academic support and official portraits.

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Description of Contents

The photographs held within Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups, comprising 5 linear inches of material, span from 1845 to 1980. The series, consisting primarily of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives, contains group portraits of the Naval Academy's academic departments, as well as images of various awards ceremonies.

In addition to departmental portraits, other groups depicted include the first academic staff of the Academy, as well as African American faculty.

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Arrangement

The Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups are organized into the following two series:

  • Series 1: Faculty Awards, 1946-1980
  • Series 2: Faculty Groups, 1845-1979
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Access and Use

Access

Access is unrestricted.

Use

Use is unrestricted.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Custodial History

RG 405 Records of the United States Naval Academy is the property of the National Archives and Records Administration. The materials are housed at the United States Naval Academy, William W. Jeffries Memorial Archives, an affiliated archive, as per a Memorandum of Agreement between the National Archives and Records Administration and the United States Naval Academy.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

Additional photographs of Academy faculty and staff can be found throughout the various faculty and staff series of RG 405.10.

Materials Cataloged Separately

No materials have been removed from this collection and cataloged separately.

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Processing and Other Information

Preferred Citation

Still Pictures/Faculty and Staff: Faculty Awards and Groups, RG 405.10

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Processing Information

Inventory prepared by David D'Onofrio in March 2017.

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Subject Headings

Name and Subject Terms

  • Awards
  • United States Naval Academy -- Faculty
  • United States Naval Academy. Department of Electrical Engineering
  • United States Naval Academy. Language Studies Department
  • United States. Navy -- Officers

Genre Terms

  • Photographs
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Contents List

Series 1: Faculty Awards, 1946-1980 Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Richard E. Robert, PhoM 1/c receiving commendation letter with ribbon from Commander in Charge of U.S. Pacific Fleet, 1946

Box 1 Folder 2

Air Medal awarded by Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet to Byars, Paul Sanders, 1946 May

Box 1 Folder 3

Presentation of awards by VADM Aubrey W. Fitch, Superintendent, USNA, 1946 August

Box 1 Folder 4

Superintendent Kirkpatrick presents award to Professor Samuel Saslaw, Math Department, 1962 October

Box 1 Folder 5

Presentation of award to Dean Davidson by Superintendent Lawrence, 1980 February 2

Box 1 Folder 6

Freedom Foundation Awards presented to CDR Galante and Chaplain Conte by VADM Lawrence, Superintendent, USNA, 1980 March 18

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Series 2: Faculty Groups, 1845-1979 Box 1

Box 1 Folder 7

First Academic Staff (1845), 1968

Box 1 Folder 8

Department of Modern Languages, 1906-1907

Box 1 Folder 9

Department of Modern Languages, 1913 March

Box 1 Folder 10

Department of Modern Languages, 1914-1915

Box 1 Folder 11

Language Department, 1920-1921

Box 1 Folder 12

Language Department, 1922-1923

Box 1 Folder 13

Department of Modern Languages, 1927 March

Box 1 Folder 14

Department of Modern Languages, 1929 February

Box 1 Folder 15

Department of Modern Languages, 1930 January

Box 1 Folder 16

Department of Modern Languages, 1930 December

Box 1 Folder 17

Department of Modern Languages, 1931 December

Box 1 Folder 18

Department of Modern Languages, 1933 January-December

Box 1 Folder 19

Department of Modern Languages, 1934 December

Box 1 Folder 20

Department of Modern Languages, 1935 December

Box 1 Folder 21

Department of Languages, 1936 December

Box 1 Folder 22

Department of Languages, 1938 January

Box 1 Folder 23

Department of Languages, 1939 January

Box 1 Folder 24

Department of Languages, 1940 January

Box 1 Folder 25

Physics and Chemistry Department, 1892-1893

Box 1 Folder 26

Department of Physics and Chemistry, 1897

Professor N. M. Terry, Instructor Paul Dashiell, and LT Hoogeworth.

Box 1 Folder 27

Science Department, 1959-1968

CAPT W. C. Kistler, CAPT C. H. Bowen, Jr., CAPT J. S. Laney, and CAPT F. A. Andrews.

Box 1 Folder 28

English and History Department, 1916

Box 1 Folder 29

English Department, 1920

Box 1 Folder 30

Division of English and History - Group photo, 1960s

Box 1 Folder 31

Division of English and History - Promotion of COL Moore to BGEN, 1976 June

Box 1 Folder 32

Math Department, 1920-1921

Box 1 Folder 33

Seamanship and Navigation Department, 1920-1921

Box 1 Folder 34

Navigation Department, 1931

Taken from 1931 Lucky Bag.

Box 1 Folder 35

Steam Engineering Department, 1920-1921

Box 1 Folder 36

Electrical Engineering and Physics, 1920

Box 1 Folder 37

Electrical Engineering Department, 1931-1934

Box 1 Folder 38

Electrical Engineering Department, 1931-1959

CAPT O. L. Downes, CAPT J. H. Dessez, CAPT W. T. Smith, CAPT J. S. Schmidt, CAPT E. B. Fluckey, CAPT R. H. Dale, CAPT W. R. Smedberg, CAPT W. L. Field, CAPT W. Nyquist, CAPT H. V. Wiley, and CDR J. S. Barleon.

Box 1 Folder 39

Electrical Engineering Department, 1953

Taken from 1953 Lucky Bag.

Box 1 Folder 40

Electrical Engineering Department - Instructors, undated

Box 1 Folder 41

Electrical Engineering Department, undated

Photos donated by Edward J. Cook.

Box 1 Folder 42

Weapons Department - Drill Committee (1952-1953), 1953 January 15

Box 1 Folder 43

Weapons Department, 1960 January 27

Box 1 Folder 44

Engineering and Weapons Department - Unidentified Photos, undated

Box 1 Folder 45

Black Faculty, 1978 September

Box 1 Folder 46

Faculty Members, 1975

Strip negatives in flat blue boxes.

Box 1 Folder 47

Faculty members at USNA, 1975

Box 1 Folder 48

Faculty members at USNA, 1979

Box 1 Folder 19

Unidentified Faculty, undated

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